Adekuoroye Claims Nigeria’s First-Ever Silver At World Wrestling Championships

Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye has lost the final of 55kg freestyle event at the World Wrestling Championships in Paris, France.

The Ondo-born wrestling sensation lost to Japan’s Haruna OKUNO 5-4 in a keenly contested bout to settle for the silver medal.

Adekuoroye, who became the first Nigerian to reach the World Wrestling Championships final, won bronze in the competition two years ago in Las Vegas.